Rachelle Bond took the stand in Suffolk Superior Court on Friday.
Michael McCarthy, the then-boyfriend of the girl's mother Rachelle Bond, has been charged with first-degree murder for allegedly killing Bella, either by suffocating her or punching her in the stomach repeatedly.
Bond later texted a pal of the event: "Ain't that some (expletive)?"
Bond told the jury that she confronted McCarthy.
"I can never get her back... And after that you didn't do anything either, did you?"
In what many veteran legal observers considered an odd and telling moment, Rachelle Bond, an adult mother, said Bella, a two-year-old toddler, "played her" into allowing her to stay up late. While she was questioned by prosecutor David Deakin on Friday and early Monday, neither she nor Deakin mentioned the refrigerator. "It just snowballed into a bad effect".
In June 2015, Rachelle Bond described how Bella hadn't slept for a few nights, coming into the couple's bedroom. "The prosecution's case rests entirely upon the uncorroborated and unbelievable testimony from Rachelle Bond". His defense attorney alleged that Rachelle Bond was the one truly obsessed with demons and that she was "probably" Bella's true killer. "This is not a meek, submissive woman, and that's the point the commonwealth is making".
At the time, authorities were trying to identify the body of a little girl that had washed up on Deer Island on June 25, 2015, a child who was initally known only as "Baby Doe". She previously pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the fact for helping dispose of her daughter's body.
Prosecutors allege McCarthy killed Bella because he believed her to be possessed by demons. As a result, she could walk free on time served at the end of the trial. Shapiro subjected the 41-year-old Rachelle Bond to an intense cross examination. Shapiro asked her why she wasn't anxious that he would give her an overdose, to which she responded, "I don't know if at that time I really cared if I died".
Rachelle Bond testified that it was McCarthy who began disciplining Bella and adding the concept of consistent sleep schedules into the girl's life. Shapiro, who at times was chided by the judge for being too argumentative, told Bond, "it's kind of hard to get your story straight when you're making it up".
On Monday, Trump made a highly symbolic visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem and met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Trump is due to meet Pope Francis on Wednesday, becoming the 13th president to visit the Vatican.
The US Open is the last major title that Mickelson needs to win in order to be the sixth man to win a career Grand Slam. The 46-year-old is running out of chances to complete the career grand slam, making the decision more hard .
James has been even better, scoring 32.5 points on almost 57 percent shooting, adding eight rebounds and seven assists per game. As for looking at the regular-season series between the Cavs and Warriors , a 1-1 split, there's no much to glean from there.
Asked if victor had confessed, Nichols said, "If there is a confession, the government has not shown it to me". Sources confirmed to NBC News that victor was the person behind the leak of the document.
Carrying placards with various inscriptions, the protesters chanted "Prosecute Goldman Sachs" and "Shame on you Goldman Sachs". US officials also said Venezuela's government may not be able to depend much longer on deals like the one with Goldman Sachs.
State Department official said it is not aware of any American citizens affected "but we are continuing to gather information". Police cordoned off the area near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport shortly after the attack began, according to the AP.
Vaughan joins other mayors from cities such as New York, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco and Los Angeles. In the African country of Mali, many see global warming as the reason for a protracted drought.
We would pay good money to hear the "clunk" that accompanied the impact but we'll just have to make do with the fantastic visual. He replied: "In football you can't be sure of nothing [sic], but I still have a contract for another season".
Another line of LIGO evidence supports the idea that globular clusters play a role in the saga of dual heavy black holes. LIGO's second detection featured two smaller black holes, 14 and eight times the mass of the sun ( SN: 7/9/16, p. 8 ).
Boykin's best season in the National Football League came in 2013, as he tallied 47 tackles, six interceptions and one touchdown. They will add Boykin, who missed all of last season with an injury and saw another malady limit him previously as a free agent.
The production credits on the track also mentions Thomas Bangalter on synths, as well as co-producer along with Stevey Mackey . Elsewhere, fan speculation is mounting that Arcade Fire could release a new single this week.
The washed their hands for ten seconds at a time in water at 15.5, 26 and 38°C (60, 79 or 100℉) using varying amounts of soap. And they also found only small benefits from using an anti-bacterial formula compared with an ordinary bar of soap.
Girl kicked out of soccer tournament for looking like a boy
Springfield Soccer Club organizers refused to be interviewed by WOWT , and referred to the news station to their lawyer. Over the weekend, Mili's team was axed from the tournament because of her looks, and her family says it's not fair.
UK Conservatives Set to Lose Seats in General Election
Mr Corbyn said Labour was "not looking to do deals with anybody" when asked if he would seek the support of the SNP. She added she would continue to work for a Labour party that "once again can deserve your confidence".
Praneeth enters final; Saina loses
The Thai tried to stage a fightback in the second game but Praneeth was equal to the task, quickly reducing a three-point deficit. Saina made her task hard by committing a large number of unforced errors in the second game of her match .
Kim Kardashian says mom Kris will never speak to Caitlyn
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Trump lashes out at leaks, considers staff upheaval
John McCain told an Australian news station that he was not pleased to hear reports regarding Kushner . Priebus and White House adviser Steve Bannon have been laying the groundwork for the new "war room".
US employers add modest 138K jobs; rate dips to 4.3 percent
But the rate declined mainly because people stopped looking for work last month and so were no longer counted as unemployed. Some economists pointed out that the retirement of baby boomers would continue to press down labor-force participation.
Putin: Russian state has never been involved in hacking
Putin said that hackers "are like artists" who choose their targets depending how they feel "when they wake up in the morning". Russian President Vladimir Putin , right, shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi prior their talks at the St.